Oliver Dale of WP Lift and Kooc Media has released his first free WordPress Theme and it’s certainly a goodun. Busby is a clean, beautifully designed theme that is perfect for personal blogging. It’s got its own options panel using the UpThemes Framework. As it’s the first release of the theme he’s requesting that people report bugs so that he can then upload to the WordPress respository.
- 2 Column Personal Blog Theme
- Theme Options Panel
- RSS Subscriber number displayed using FeedBurner
- Twitter, RSS and Facebook icons
- Featured Post Slider
- Built-in SEO Options
- Import / Export Settings
- Upload logo or display as Text
- Built-in Pagination
- Insert Footer Text
- Insert Tracking code (analytics etc)
- Complete Typography control (size & font using Google Web Fonts )
- Dark and Light StyleSheets included
Bits I Like
I like these bits in particular:
Rollover social media buttons. I know everyone’s got them nowadays but they are so cute!
Stitching detail on nav bars. Nice touch!
Grey, black and white color scheme with off-yellow accent color.
The big picture